URGENT - Live-out Private Family Chef, ST. JOHNS WOOD, LONDON

3 days left

Luxury Assets
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

For a young HNW family we are looking for a live-out Private Chef. Experience in cooking family style meals is paramount. To work 5 days a week, 7am to 7pm plus lunch break (Tue/ Wed off), informal, relaxed household. Calm personality essential and currently living in London a must.

This is a large fully staffed property in St. Johns Wood that is run informally. The family has two children and is Asian. This is a full-time residence, although the Principals go on holidays. There are no pets and there is staff room for breaks.

Breakfast is at around 7.30/ 8am, lunch is around 12noon and dinner at 7pm (a light starter and main for both). The Principals occasionally go out for dinner when meals for the children will be required. The family rarely entertain and on occasions there are 1-2 guests staying for meals. The chef may be asked to prepare meals to take on board their jet.

The Private Chef’s duties are to prepare menus, source, purchase and store fresh produce and prepare creative family meals. The family is keen to be introduced to new Western dishes. Part of the duties is to keep the kitchen well stocked, tidy and clean, to keep it running efficiently and to high standards and to account for expenses. Although staff will come in and out of the kitchen this role mainly works alone for most of the day.

We are looking for Privates Chefs who MUST have private family experience with young children and who have a friendly personality, are proactive and flexible, can take the initiative and need little or no direction or feedback. This role is perfect for a calm personality, those that are not chatty and who are happy to work on their own, able to focus on their work. The personality fit is crucial. Candidates should live in commutable distance. To start asap. Written references from past employers are vital as well as a DBS check.

The hours are 7am - 7pm 5 days a week with 1 hour for lunch (Tue/ Wed are free).

Salary: £50000 per annum plus holidays

To apply please outline your experience briefly in a cover letter and send your CV, which should include a recent photograph. If you have not worked for a private family with children previously, please do not apply.

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